Human Resources & Payroll

Employee Handbook in China: Key Points for HR Compliance


The employee handbook plays an important role in human resources management in China, which not only sets forth daily management rules but also provides guidelines on employees’ behaviors in the workplace.

China Travel Update – Customs Scraps Health Declaration Requirement for All Travelers from November 1


Travelers leaving and entering China no longer need to fill in the Health Declaration Card as the last of the COVID-era travel requirements is lifted.

Temporary Residence Registration in China – A Guide for Foreign Residents and Visitors


Whether you are visiting or planning to reside in the country, it is essential to register with the local police within 24 hours of your arrival. We have developed a simple guide that outlines the necessary steps to complete the temporary residence registration process.

China Public Holiday 2024 Schedule


We provide the 2024 public holiday schedule in this article, state the compensatory working days, and explain the difference in overtime payment for public holidays and the adjusted rest days.

Shenzhen Extends Application Deadline for 2021/2022 IIT Subsidy to October 20


Shenzhen has extended the individual income tax (IIT) subsidy application deadline for foreign and in-demand talent to October 20, 2023, from September 30.

China Simplifies Visa Application Process to Attract Foreign Travelers and Facilitate Opening-Up


The simplification of China’s visa application process is poised to ease business travel and boost prospects for tourism, commerce, and allied sectors, all of which have lagged in the post-pandemic recovery period. We explain the changes to the visa process announced September 20, 2023.

Shanghai Implements New Criteria for Permanent Residence Applications from May 1, 2023


Fuki Fu from Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai office discusses Shanghai’s latest criteria for the permanent residence application for foreigners, which will apply starting from May 1, 2023.

Shanghai Relaxes Permanent Residence Criteria for Applicants with PhD Degree


We discuss the requirements as Shanghai has updated its permanent residence application criteria to allow expatriates with PhD degrees and current employment in the city to apply.

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